Animals

Emma Jane Unsworth

These things you treasure, how often they're somebody else's trash
Animals by Emma Jane Unsworth (Paperback ISBN 9781782112136) book cover

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Sometimes friendship is the only true love story … Now a major new film starring Holliday Grainger

NOW A MAJOR NEW FILM
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‘There’s no ceremony for friendship, is there?
‘Believe me, if I could marry you too, Tyler, I would.’

Laura and Tyler are best friends and drinking buddies. But things are set to change when Laura gets engaged to the man of Tyler’s nightmares. Can their friendship survive? Or will growing up mean growing apart?


“I wish I had written this book … Withnail with girls”
Caitlin Moran

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“Savagely funny, clever and wise. If it’s not an instant cult classic I’m leaving the cult”
Nathan Filer

“Hilarious, moving and poetic”
glamour

“Animals is a riot. A kind of drunker, swearier Girls. I loved it”
Matt Haig

“[A] wham-bam, helter-skelter account of female friendship, featuring two women in their early thirties whose voracious appetite for wine makes Dionysus look like a lightweight”
independent


Emma Jane Unsworth

Emma Jane Unsworth is a journalist and won the Betty Trask Award for her novel Hungry, the Stars and Everything. Her short story ‘I Arrive First’ was included in The Best British Short Stories 2012. In 2019, the film adaptation of Animals, starring Holliday Grainger, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. She lives in Manchester.


Emma Jane Unsworth at excellent live literary night Book Slam, reading from Animals.